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2016-17 Honor Roll

Friends of Drake Arts Honor Roll of Donors

This nationwide organization fosters and enriches music, theatre arts and visual arts at Drake University. Friends of Drake Arts support the future of art by creating an exceptional environment for a new generation of artists, actors and musicians to grow by learning and performing. Gifts from Friends of Drake Arts have been included in the University’s Drake Fund since 1993.

Note – this list reflects gifts made to support Friends of Drake Arts from July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2015

† - Deceased
§ - President’s Circle Member
± - Old Main Member

Anonymous (2)
Tracy Abbas
Dr. Donald V. and Carol A. Adams§±
Vicki Adams (FA'74, GR'78)
Jeffrey and Jean Akerly§±
Mary Ellen Alt (FA'60)
LaVerne and Maxine Anderson
Marcus and Mary Anderson (Marcus, LA'78; Mary, LA'77)
Mertze Anderson (LA'80)§±
Mr. and Mrs. Sigurd E. Anderson II (Sigurd, LA'55)§±
Jane A. Andrew§
Stephanie Asklof
Stephen and Rebecca Baker
Jack Balcombe and Sarah Frank§±
Thomas and Victoria Barnes
Judy Barrick (FA'66)
Ron Battani (FA'67, GR'73)
Wayne and Delores Bauman (Wayne, LA'74, GR'82)
Aimee Beckmann-Collier
Janice Bender (GR'93)
Francis Bennett (FA'67)
Eric and Molly Bertch (Eric, BN'04)§
Jeffrey Bertelsen
Julie Best (FA'66)§
Richard Black (FA'57)
Beth and Leland Blackledge (Beth, FA'60)
Diana Blake (FA'63, GR'65)
Camilla Blakeslee (FA'68)
Theodore Boesen, Jr and Connie Boesen
Harry Bookey and Pamela Bass-Bookey§±
Craig and Andrea Bovard
Bjarne and Carol Breske
Gregory and Susan Bridge
Mary Brooks (FA'74, GR'79, GR'85)§
Joanne Brown (GR'69, GR'80)§
Dr. Gwen Brubaker (GR'68)
Linda and Dr. Cleveland Bryant (Linda, FA'69; Cleveland, LA'68)
Leanne M. Buell (JO'84, GR'86)§
Drs. Frank and Ruth Bures (Frank, FA'65; Ruth, FA'67)
Paul and Colleen Bush (Paul, GR'94; Colleen, FA'83)
Eric Butler (LA'80)
Barbara and Elam Buttles
Mrs. Doris K. Byers§±
David and Tamara J. Byram Mahl (Tamara, LA'86, FA'86)§±
Mr. and Mrs. Kevin P. Callahan (Kevin, FA'75; Karen, LA'77)
Ms. Margaret C. Callahan (JO'79)
Mary and Crom Campbell (Mary, FA'73)
John Canarina
Kent and Lori Candee
Michael and Anita Canney
Sandra and Everette Carroll (Sandra, FA'77)
Alison and Todd Cate
Brad and Emily Chafa (Brad, BN'83; Emily, LA'82)
Joel Chirhart (AS'96)
Craig and Ann Clark (Craig, FA'65, GR'68; Ann, FA'67)
Kathleen and James Coffin (Kathleen, FA'66)
Mr. James M. Collier (GR'70)§±
Dr. Raymond and Virginia Comstock (Raymond, FA'58, GR'61)
Dwight and Marilyn Conover (Dwight, GR'80)§
George Cordaro (FA'56)
John and Barbara Cortesio
Merri and David Cory (Merri, FA'86)
K.Anne and John Cowley (K. Anne, GR'72, GR'79)
Jolene Crafton (FA'76, GR'90)
Mary Craven (AS'15)
David Crawford (BN'62)§
David Crosson and Natalie Hala (David, ED'70; Natalie, FA'74)
Ruth Mary and Norton Crowell (Ruth Mary, FA'48)
Anne Crump (AS'91)
Alice and Robert Curl
Mary Curran
Emma and Brendan Daily (Emma, AS'09; Brendan, BN'09)
Jay A. Davidson and Margie M. Davidson (Jay, ED'70)§±
Janet and Daniel Davies (Janet, FA'62, GR'65)
Margaret Determan
Fred and Arlene DeVries (Fred, BN'61; Arlene, FA'62, GR'85)§
Wendy and Cary Diekema (Wendy, AS'04, GR'08)±
Catherine C. and James R. Dietz-Kilen (Catherine, LW'93; James, GR'95)
Erin Donegan (JO'14)
Dr. Corey and Dana Dossett (Corey, PH'09, GR'09; Dana, AS'09)
Dr. William Dougherty and Deborah Dougherty§±
Michael and Vicki Dubis
Kermit Dunkelberg (FA'83)
Mr. Edward A. Dziuba (LA'61)
Cathy Eddy
Diane Eddy-Davies (FA'68)
Jim Edgeton Jr. and LeAnne Edgeton
Linda Eliason (GR'65)
Maria Elliott and Michael Kuhn (Maria, FA'81)
Mark Engelbrecht
Judith Eschweiler (FA'72)
Kimiya Etezadi (JO'99)
Eric Faust
Barbara Fedeler (FA'82)
Alice and Marvin Fintel (Alice, FA'51)
Doris and David Fisher (Doris, ED'60)
Tom and Marcia Fisher (Marcia, ED'62)
Joan and Peter Flynn (Joan, FA'64)
James Forsell (BN'65)
Diane Foss and Michael Miller (Diane, LA'75, GR'77)
Ted and Ruth Francis (Ted, FA'75; Ruth, FA'75)
Beverly and James Frank (Beverly, ED'70, GR'86)
Alleen and Jefferson Fraser (Alleen, GR'56)
Leanne Freeman-Miller and Gordon Miller (Leanne, GR'96)
Jennifer French (AS'02)
Robert Friedman
Joel and Julie Friend (Joel, AS'97; Julie, AS'98)
Dr. Joel and Shayla From (Joel, '76)
Richard L. Gabriel and Jill M. Wichlens
Lyle and Patricia Galliart
John and Maureen Gamble
Professor Benjamin Gardner
Amy and Brown Garlock (Amy, '54)
Patricia Gee (FA'62)
Nancy C. Gephardt (FA'59, GR'60)
Abigail and David Gerzema (Abigail, AS'90)
E. J. Giovannetti
Nella Hundling Girolo (FA'60, GR'64)
Joy Giudicessi (FA'72)
Debra Glagola (AS'90)
Margaret and Michael Glasscock (Margaret, FA'72)
Patsy and Dr. Larry Goetz§±
Anne Gonzales (FA'68)
Mary Graves (GR'59)§
Donald and Audrey Graziano (Donald, FA'70)
Ann and Fred Green (Ann, FA'63)
Grace Green-Dickerson and Thaine Green (Grace, ED'62, GR'67)
Rebecca and Orb Greenwald (Rebecca, GR'94)
Duane Gregg
Mathew Greiner (AS'98)
Jeffrey Grinnell (FA'78)§
Howard and Katherine Grossman
Karen and Patrick Haas (Karen, FA'79)
Joe and Kathleen Haines
Berneil and Walter Hanson (Berneil, GR'58)
Mrs. Mary Ellen Hanson (FA'68)
Henry and Muffy Harmon (Henry, LA'62)
Wendell and Lois Harms (Wendell, LA'73; Lois, GR'74)
Mary Havlik-Jergens and John Jergens (Mary, AS'89)
Alvin Hawkins Jr. (FA'63)
Karen Hawkins (BN'66)§
Kirk and Julia Hayes (Kirk, LA'58; Julia, '58)§
Begie Hefner
Lynn Heggen
Darren Henson (BN'96)
Carla Herling and Jason Nunemaker (Carla, AS'93, AS'09)
Christine and Dr. Kevin Hibbard (Christine, FA'75)
Beth Hirst and Blake Hooper (Beth, FA'77)§±
Jacque Hoch (ED'75)
Karla and Gary Hoffman (Karla, FA'61)
Griffin Hoffmann (AS'10)
Alan Holck
Kevin Hovick
Mary and Herbert Hugen (Mary, FA'70)
Don and Ginger Ireland-Schunicht
Lynese and Brian Isom (Lynese, FA'85)
Suzanne Jackson
Terrance Jackson (FA'62)
Joan Jamison (FA'59, GR'88)
Joshua Janetzke-Meiner and Michael Greene-Meiner (Joshua, AS'96)
Michael and Christine Janove (Michael, FA'71)
Susan and Norm Jensen (Susan, FA'58)
Edward and Grethen Johnson
Eric Jorgensen (AS'99)
Debra Joseph
†John Joseph (LA'85)
Lori and †Sam Kalainov§
Dr. Wayne Kallstrom (FA'66)
Bruce and Susan Kelley§±
Mary Kelly (JO'15)
Suzanne Todd Kendig (FA'61)
Chris Killough (BN'84)
Mary Ellen and Dr. Jim Kimball (Mary Ellen, GR'89)
Gerald and Sandra Kinney (Gerald, FA'53, GR'61)
Mr. John G. Kleine and Mrs. Susan F. Kleine (John, LA'64; Susan, LA'64)§
Alexander Kleiner Jr. and Mary Kleiner (Mary, FA'85)
Donald Klemme
Betty Koch (FA'51)
Kent and Elizabeth Kochheiser
Stanley Kranovich and Deborah Stetson
Kelly Kretschmer (AS'12, GR'17)
Mark and Debra Kretschmer
Jon Krieg and Patricia McKee
†John Kyd
Cathryn and Stephen Lacy (Cathryn, GR'86)§±
Mr. and Mrs. George A. LaMair
David Leaming (LA'85)
Jacquelyn and Ross Leckband
Henry Lee Jr. (LA'65)
Gary and Mary Lemons
Joseph Lenz and Andrea Charlow§
James and Margaret Leonardo (James, LA'66; Margaret, FA'69, GR'76)
Drs. Lisa Leonhart-Lin and Michael Lin (Lisa, AS'90)
Caroline W. Levine
Rachael Lindhart (FA'64)
Carolyn and Steven Looney (Carolyn, FA'73, GR'00)
Lee Loventhal (LA'65)
†James and Patricia Luhrs
Rich and Diane Luze (Rich, LA'65)§
Carolyn Lynner and Keith Thornton
The Honorable Ellen L. Maas Pratt and Leonard W. Pratt (Ellen, LA'78)
Linda Grosland Mabry (FA'68, GR'70)
Lanning Macfarland, Jr
Harriet S. Macomber in memory of J. Locke Macomber (LW'48)
Linda Madden (LA'68)
Joan Mannheimer (ED'48, GR'66)
William Manning (FA'54, GR'57)
Sharon and Don Marek (Sharon, FA'73)
Dr. Edward Markward and Diana McVey (Edward, FA'66, GR'68)
Sandy Marshall (AS'96)§
Myron and Shirley Marty§
Myron and Marilyn Maurer (Marilyn, FA'80)§
President Emeritus David and Madeleine Maxwell§±
Elizabeth McGraw (FA'60)
Nancy and Randy McGuire (Nancy, GR'97)
M. Kevin McLaughlin
Mr. Fred McNee and Mrs. Kathy McNee (Fred, LW'69; Kathy, FA'68)§
Ryan and Laura McNulty (Ryan, AS'12; Laura, AS'11)
Thomas Mease (FA'84)
Paul Meginnis II
Patricia and Lothar Meisel (Patricia, FA'59, GR'60)
Edward and Rebecca Melka (Edward, JO'74; Rebecca, FA'74)
Jenifer Mercer-Klimowski and Kevin Klimowski (Jenifer, LW'79)
John and Marcia Metzger§
Alinda and Edward Michael (Alinda, GR'70)
Tod W. Milam and Linda R. Delaney Milam (Tod, AS'88; Linda, AS'88)§
Robert and Deb Miller
Teresa Miller
Ms. Judith Milligan (FA'68)§
David and Carma Mitchell (David, GR'82; Carma, GR'82)
Carol Molison (FA'53)
Polly Moore
Charlotte Morgan (FA'58)
Paul and Gloria Morris
Dr. Donald J. Morrison and Mary E. Nelson Morrison (Donald, LA'64; Mary, FA'58, GR'68)
Mr. Paul F. Morrison (JO'39)§±
Mr. Mark S. Movic and Ms. Susan H. Skinner (Mark, BN'77)§±
Norma Jane Needham (FA'46, GR'69)
Sarah J. Needham (GR'46)
Doris and Owen Newlin
Phillip Niccolls and Tim Hedrick (Phillip, BN'90)
Rush and Elizabeth Nigut (Rush, LW'94; Elizabeth, LW'94)
Andy and Barb Nish
Lisa and Steven Noble (Lisa, BN'85)
Pamela and Arthur Nolting (Pamela, FA'70)±
Tamra Novinska (AS'10)
Rosalee Oakley and W. Oakley Jr. (Rosalee, FA'59)
Robert and Patricia Oberbillig (Robert, LA'56, LW'58; Patricia, LA'82)§
Cynthia O'Brien and Mike Fitzpatrick (Cynthia, FA'83)§±
Samuel O'Brien
Susan Odem (GR'95)
Dr. Alf Loran Olsen
Cleojean Olson (LA'52)§
Susan Olson (FA'64)
Dr. John and Maxine Otis (John, GR'77)
Judith Owens (FA'65)
Clarence Padilla
Alan and Rhonda Pape (Alan, LW'79)
Diane Parisi and Michael Robinson (Diane, FA'78)±
Donna Paulsen and Tom Press
Mr. and Mrs. James F. Paulsen§
Jeff and Joanie Phillips (Joanie, AS'88, AS'90)§
David and Betsy Pokorny
Anastasia Polydoran (GR'76)
Andrew Poppen (AS'10)
Joel and Josefa Poppen
Lawrence and Jackie Posekany
Jane and Ronald Prinn (Jane, LA'68)
Dennis and Pamela Prouty (Dennis, BN'68; Pamela, FA'66)
Carol Prusa (GR'85)
Kevin and Julia Purscell
Dr. Stephen and Anne Quinlan
Erin Rice
Cherie A. Richardson (FA'86)§
Marjorie and Charles Ringwalt (Marjorie, '56)
Dr. Peter and Merriam Rink
Margo Rinker Magill and John Magill
Rex and Sheryl Rinker
Laurayne Robinette (FA'52)
Timothy Robson (FA'74)§
William and Jacklyn Romp
Norman Rosendahl
David and Jen Roszak (David, GR'12)
Holli and Dr. Bill Safley (Holli, FA'74)
Priscilla Sage (GR'81)
Ross and Gloria Sales (Ross, BN'73, GR'75; Gloria, BN'79)§±
Dr. Mark and Rosemarie Sand (Mark, LA'80; Rosemarie, FA'80)
Professor Eric and Amy Saylor (Eric, AS'96; Amy, AS'95)
Bob Scarborough (BN'52)§
Barbara Schiek
John and Victoria Schmitt
Nicole Schremp (AS'08)
Betsy Schuermann (FA'71)
Mark Schuling and The Honorable Eliza Ovrom (Mark, LA'76, LW'80)
Kelvin Sederburg
Gregory and Beverly Serviss
Craig and Kimberly Shadur
Jeffrey and Lynnette Shawd (Jeffrey, JO'81, GR'83)§
Mr. Eugene F. Shewmaker ('44)§
Linda and Melvin Shivvers (Linda, GR'79)
Sheryl and Laurence Shohet (Sheryl, FA'78)
Cheryl and Wesley Siebrass (Cheryl, FA'77, GR'95)
Kevin and Dorothy Sillau
Lisa Simonetta
Sue and Jerry Slater (Sue, FA'58, GR'64)
John and Donna Smidt (John, BN'68; Donna, ED'68)§
†Louis E. and A. Joyce Smith (Louis, BN'51, GR'53; Joyce, ED'55, GR'81)§
John and Mary Kay Smith (John, AS'92, GR'00; Mary Kay, AS'91, GR'07)§±
Val and Elizabeth Smith (Val, ED'72; Elizabeth, GR'98)
Robert Snater (FA'53, GR'70, GR'77)
William Solawetz
Margaret Sparks (LA'49)
Joyce and Laird Spaulding (Joyce, FA'58)
Paul Spaulding (FA'57)
†John Stansberry (FA'72)
Peggy Stansberry (LA'71)
Dr. William and Ruth Staplin (William, AS'92; Ruth, BN'89, GR'99)
Jean Stauffer
Curtis and Kristine Steinmetz
Marna Stevens ('59)
Marnie Strate (AS'08)
Richard and Jane Strike
Jayne Sullivan (ED'60)
Joyce and Ben Swartz (Ben, LA'55)§
Peter and Carol Taggart (Peter, GR'78)
Sandy Johnson Tatge and Bob Tatge (Sandy, FA'69; Bob, BN'68)§±
Harold and Joyce Templeman (Joyce, GR'64)
Robert Thelen (GR'73)
Karen Peterson Thielman (FA'82) and Christopher Thielman±
Virginia Thomas ('67)
Bruce D. and Janice Estrem Thorsen (Bruce, JO'70; Janice, FA'69)§
Mark and Barbara Traxler
Kathleen and James Truemper (Kathleen, FA'72)
Mrs. Patricia B. Trump (FA'74, GR'87)§±
Kelsey Tyler (AS'15)§
Nicholas Valdez (GR'14)
Berta and Philip Van Ekeren (Berta, GR'66)
Chloris and Alan Van Nice (Chloris, FA'61)
Vivian and Chris Van Vleet
Bruce and Joyce Vandegrift
Mark Vandehaar (AS'01)
Mary Voss ('55)§
Mary Jane Zaharris Waite (FA'53, GR'64)
Lois Wannamaker (LA'74)
Frank and Juliana Ward (Frank, PH'67; Juliana, FA'67)
Kay Ward (FA'57, GR'77)
Kyle Warden
Wendy Warrior Hansen
Jonathan and Emily Weaver (Jonathan, GR'09)§
Patricia Westphal
Joyce Wheeler (FA'69)
Lauren Whittaker and Frank Whittaker Jr. (Lauren, FA'86)
Ellen Wilf
Dolores Willemsen (LA'81)
Audrey and Dr. John Williams (Audrey, '50)
Justin and Jennifer Williams (Justin, AS'04, GR'08; Jennifer, AS'02)
Robert and Jean Williams (Robert, LW'67)
Mike Williamson and Stacey Hoppe (Mike, AS'98; Stacey, JO'98)§
Jane and James Wine
Joel K. Wolfson (FA'59)
Dr. and Mrs. David W. Wright (David, BN'77)§±
Sue Wright§±
Ralph Wynant III
Helen H. Young (FA'43, GR'73)
Warren Young (AS'96)
Steven and Carin Zachar (Steven, FA'75; Carin, FA'76)
Ms. Zoula P. Zein-Eldin (LA'48)§
Ms. Jennifer M. Zimmerman (PH'93)

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Adams Revocable Living Trust
Alice Fintel Revocable Trust
Baird Foundation, Inc.
Betty J. Debban Trust
The Coffin Trust
Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines§±
Davies Communications, Inc.
DJ Fisher Properties, L.L.C.
The Donald C. & Doris K. Byers Charitable Trust
Duane L Gregg 1989 Revocable Trust
EMC Insurance Companies - Cincinnati Branch
EMC Insurance Jackson Branch
EMC Insurance Wichita Branch
EMC National Life Company§
Fortnightly Musical Club
The Green Family 1994 Revocable Trust
Jester Insurance Services
Krause Gentle Foundation±
Lacy Family Fund
LMC Insurance & Risk Management§
Mary G. Campbell Revocable Trust
Milton and Joanne Brown Charitable Foundation§
O'Brien Family Foundation§
Pamela Bass-Bookey & Harry Bookey Charitable Foundation§
Polly V Moore Trustee UTA 27 December 1990
Proteus Club
Ralph and Sylvia G. Green Foundation§±
Schwab Charitable Fund
Susan Skinner and Mark Movic Charitable Fund
The T. Rowe Price Program for Charitable Giving
Vanguard Charitable


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